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Obstacle-free route: Valuenaweg

The Principality of Liechtenstein offers plenty of sightseeing attractions. One of the idyllic routes leads from the tiny, peaceful village of Steg to Valüna. The stretch is set in a wonderful natural world and offers unadulterated relaxation.

From Steg, the countryside is festooned with gentle walking and field paths. The first eye-catcher is the crystal-clear Stausee lake, its shores in places flat and easily accessible, in others overgrown with wild vegetation. The route continues alongside the Valünerbach (stream) passing royal woodland and glades. 

Here and there, huge cliffs tower up out of the forested area while you follow the route alongside the water and into the valley. On the horizon, the impressive panorama is rounded off by the mountain chain. After crossing a pretty wooden bridge over the Valünerbach (stream) the route continues to the Valünahütte (hut). An inviting spot to take a break and enjoy some refreshment. 

The Valünahütte (hut) has sturdy wooden tables and benches, perfect for a comfortable break. Particularly fascinating is the view from the hut to the rear end of the valley. After enjoying the long-distance views, you return to Steg on the same route.

Barrier-free return journey / public transport 
From Steg FL, Tunnel, low-floor buses (Route 21) travel to Vaduz, Post, the Sargans and Buchs SG support railway stations are reached with low-floor buses (both Bus Route 12).

  • Contact

    Liechtenstein Center
    Städtle 39
    9490 Vaduz
    T 00423 239 63 63
    F 00423 239 63 01
    info@liechtenstein.li
    www.tourismus.li

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  • Infobox

    Length:
    7 km

    Hiking time
    Steg-Steg: 2h 00min 
    Steg-Steg: 2h 00min 

    Requirements
    Medium (for wheelchair users) 

    Conditions
    Difficult (for wheelchair users) 

    Height difference
    Steg-Steg: 140 m 
    Steg-Steg: 140 m 

    General information 
    The sightseeing attractions and overnight accommodation suggested by Switzerland Mobility in the right-hand column are not necessarily wheelchair accessible. More information on accessibility is found at www.mis-plus.ch or www.rollihotel.ch

    Barrier-free travel / public transport 
    From Sargans low-floor buses (Route 12) travel to the Vaduz Post bus stop. From there low-floor buses travel to Steg, Tunnel (Route 21). 

    Wheelchair-suitable parking spaces 
    There is a large car park at the Steg, Tunnel bus stop, however without any official wheelchair-suitable parking spaces. 

    km 0 - km 0.9 
    A road leads from the Steg, Tunnel bus stop to the Stausee lake. 

    WC at Stausee (lake) 
    At km 0.9 is a public toilet where the ladies' WC is wheelchair accessible. WC info: door width 89 cm; movement area (DxB) 130x80 cm; seat height 44 cm; hand grips, left movable, right fixed; access left; mirror height 135 cm; washbasin underside clearance 70 cm. 

    km 0.9 - km 3.6 
    A gravel path starts at km 0.9. This has for the most part an uphill 6% gradient, apart from two places with an uphill 10% gradient over stretches approx. 150 m and 200 m in length.

    Restaurant Valüna 
    The Valuna Hut at km 3.6 has refreshment possibilities as well as a wheelchair-accessible WC. WC info: door width 87cm; movement area: 100x220 cm; seat height: 48 cm; hand grips, left none, right movable; access right; mirror height 140 cm; washbasin underside clearance: 70 cm / open daily June - October according to weather (please phone in advance to make sure).

    Cattle gate 
    At km 1.8 is a gate which may be closed on some days because of cattle drives. You are then dependent on the help of an accompanying person to open and close the gate. Information on whether the cattle gate is open or closed can be obtained by phoning Tel. +41 (0)79 272 56 35).

    km 3.6 - km 7.2 
    The return journey follows the same route.